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Sunday Herald travel

A princely port city

Published on 27-May-2017
Amidst Gardens: The well-preserved Montaza Palace in Alexandria.

I embarked on a trip to explore the myriad interesting facets of Alexandria..

Peace ascends

Published on 27-May-2017
Airborne. A chairlift system takes visitors to the top of Ratnagiri Hill.

The town, dotted across a green bowl, seems cosseted by the encircling wooded hills...

To the Red Island

Published on 20-May-2017
The 'tsingy' or limestone pinnacles in Grands Tsingy de Bemaraha, a national park.

Some call it the Red Island because of its laterite soil, but others prefer the moniker...

Tale stitched by museums

Published on 20-May-2017
Sections of the Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara. Photos by author

Though I had visited Vadodara (known as Baroda in the late 70s) when my father was...

The mythical, the mystical

Published on 13-May-2017
Delight: The trip is incomplete without relishing the famous 'kesar-gulab lassi'.

Think Krishna. Think Vrindavan. Thanks to the Yamuna Expressway, our trip to Vrindavan, about 10-12 km from Mathura city...

Parked in nature

Published on 13-May-2017
Purity: A view of Hooker Valley that includes its swing bridge. Photo courtesy: Canterbury-Tourism, Big Sky Stargazing, David Wall & mtcookskiplanes.com

From darkness to light' is a celestial story, of course. As for its illustration in real time, I begin to look at the expanse...

Off-season attractions

Published on 06-May-2017
Waterfalls dot Amboli's hilly terrain.

Last month, when I happened to be in Goa on a holiday, by sheer good fortune my trip...

Straddling times

Published on 06-May-2017
The Golden Pavilion, a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.

It is not everyday, certainly not everywhere, that you'd love to be caught between...

New to NYC!

Published on 29-Apr-2017
IN & out The Neo-Gothic-style St Patrick's Cathedral

This is as unplanned as unplanned could be - travelling to New York City (NYC) in the middle...

Where a king found peace

Published on 29-Apr-2017
Main attraction: Chilika Lake, which is about 120 km away from Puri.

Many tourists go to Odisha to visit the Jagannath Temple of Puri, the Lingaraja Temple of Bhubaneshwar...

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Curfew in Downtown Srinagar

Ramadan in Delhi

Ramadan in Delhi

Grand champion Hakuho,

Grand champion Hakuho,

‘Eduverse’ Jnana Degula the premier education expo by DH, PV

‘Eduverse’ Jnana Degula the premier education expo by DH, PV

Protest in Sohna

Protest in Sohna

Flooded Colombo

Flooded Colombo

Formula One Grand Prix

Formula One Grand Prix

CBSE declares results

CBSE declares results

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